Gwen & Kate's Library

Two sisters' reviews of Young Adult and Middle Grade books, inspired by their lovely library.

Gwen’s Love of The Caged Graves by Dianne K. Salerni

This book first piqued my interest when I saw it in the library last year, but I was only really encouraged to read it this year when it became a Green … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Gwen’s Love of Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Grave Mercy features the adventures of assassin nuns. Enough said. Series: His Fair Assassin, Book 1 Genres: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Intrigue & Politics Format: Hardcover, Paperback, and Audiobook, … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Thoughts on Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Had I read Ready Player One, as opposed to listening to the audiobook, I would have abandoned it in the first 50 pages. However, I am glad that I gave this … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Spooky Halloween Books and the Green Mountain Book Award

I was writing a book list of Halloween books in celebration the other day, when I realized that all the books on my list were also Green Mountain Book Awards. … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Honesty About Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

I suppose my expectations for this book were just too high. Based off the description and numerous 5-star reviews, I was hoping for an interesting story with an amazing twist … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Gwen’s Thoughts on Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

The writing style was lovely, the characters very interesting and mysterious, but the magical world Seraphina lives in is very complicated, and I had a hard time getting into it. … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 1 Comment